Prof. Oliver Szasz, Publication: Designing Business and Management

Publication: Designing Business and Management

My Paper with the title: Design Thinking as an Indication for a Paradigm Shift was recently published in the book Designing Business and Management, edited by Sabine Junginger and Jürgen Faust, published by Bloomsbury Academic Publishing.

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Prof. Oliver Szasz, Conference: Designing Digital Futures, Munich 2016

Designing Digital Futures

Designing Digital Futures – a symposium for digitalisation and design-driven innovation at Oskar von Miller Forum, Munich. I initiated this symposium to explore scenarios of a digital future from a multitude of perspectives.

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Prof. Oliver Szasz, co-organizer of the first Wearbale Data Hack in Munich.

Wearable Data Hack

Designers meet Hackers – Together with Datarella and Stylight I co-organized the first Wearable Data Hack weekend in Munich. This two day hackathon explored design thinking as a driver to create relevance and meaning.

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Symposium: Design Thinking for Public Good

I initiated and organized the innovation symposium Design Thinking for Public Good  2015. The one-day symposium took place at Macromedia University in Munich, supported by a range of renowned organisations from the UK, Denmark, France and Germany.

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Netnography Insights - © Hyve Research

Research Futures – The Power Of Innovation Research

I hosted an event about innovative approaches in qualitative and quantitative market and consumer/user research with Hyve Innovation Research. Topics: Online Research Communities, Social Media Analytics and Netnography Insights.

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Oliver Szasz Keynote design Thinking BLM 2015

Keynote On Design Thinking At Media.innovations Day 2015

was invited to hold a keynote speech on Design Thinking and innovation at Media.Innovations Day 2015 at Bavarian Regulatory Authority for Commercial Broadcasting (BLM). Check out BLM’s Media.Innovations Day 2015

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Design For Europe Summit Brussels 2015 - Oliver Szasz

European Growth By Design Summit 2015 Brussels

The organization Design For Europe had their first summit at The Square in Brussels. It was a great event with a focus on design-driven innovation and user-focused improvement for business, the public sector and policymaking.

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MOOC Design Thinking Oliver Szasz

MOOC Design Thinking

In my role as Director of the Macromedia University MOOC Design Thinking I conceived, designed, planned and supervised the production of the first MOOC produced by Macromedia University which attracted more than 40,000 participants in two iterations.

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Re-design Design Education conference Wuxi China Oliver Szasz

Re-design Design Education Conference Wuxi China

The Re-design Design Education conference was held to reflect issues in design education as well as practice based on the changing landscape of design research with e.g. Richard Buchanan, Richard Boland, Jurgen Faust, Kun-pyo Lee, Ezio Manzini, Darrel Rhea.

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Prof. Oliver Szasz - panel talk: Design today

Panel Talk: Designers today – A critical view

Inspiring panel talk with Rob Mcintosh (Executive Creative Director AKQA), Prof. Ruth Berktold (founder of YES Architecture) and Dr. Annette Doms (Director unpainted, media art fair). The event was hosted by Prof. Juergen Faust, Prof. Tanja Schmitt-Fumian and myself.

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Oliver Szasz at the OECE Conference: Innovating the Public Sector

OECD Conference: Innovating the Public Sector

I attended the OECD conference Innovating the Public Sector: From Ideas to Impact in November 2014 in Paris. The conference which brought together over 300 participants from over forty countries from the public, private, academic and civil society sectors.

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Designing Business Conference Barcelona

Designing Business Conference 2011

I thoroughly enjoyed two days of intense discourse about design and business during the second Designing Business Conference in Barcelona 2011 featuring presentations by Richard Buchanan,  Ken Friedman and Muhammad Yunus.

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